Fair funding for mental health: putting parity into practice: Briefing – Institute for Public Policy Research

The NHS is currently in the process of authoring a long-term plan that will set out what it wants to achieve with additional funding and how this funding will be allocated. This Institute for Public Policy Research briefing argues that

How Should Health Policy Respond To The Growing Challenge Of Multimorbidity?: We need patient-centred care, with more emphasis on generalist rather than specialist care and better integration between general practice, hospitals and social care: (Policy Report 39) – University of Bristol, Policy Bristol

The number of people with multiple long-term conditions, known as multimorbidity, is rising internationally, putting increased pressure on health care systems, including the NHS. Researchers from the 3D Study – the largest ever trial of a person-centred approach to caring

Assessing the Preparedness of the Health Care System Infrastructure in Six European Countries for an Alzheimer’s Treatment – RAND Corporation

This research analyzes the preparedness of the health care systems in six European countries — France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom — to ensure timely diagnosis and treatment of patients if a disease-modifying therapy for Alzheimer’s becomes

Improving children and young people’s mental health services – National Audit Office

This report forms part of The National Audit Office’s wider programme of work on mental health, following their 2016 report Mental health services: preparations for access and our 2017 report Mental health in prisons. It examines whether the government is on track to meet

Hospital admissions for substance use and violence in Lancashire, 2001-2005 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

  A report on admissions to hospital for violence and substance use in Lancashire. The report identifies at risk groups and communities, to help inform targeted public health interventions and assesses trends in admissions over a five year period.

Rethinking acute medical care in smaller hospitals – Nuffield Trust

Smaller hospitals are struggling with workforce shortages, spiralling costs and increasingly complex models of care for acutely ill patients. This Nuffield Trust report outlines a set of radical new approaches for running acute medical services in these institutions and suggests

Situational analysis of accident and emergency department data collection in Cumbria – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The situational anlaysis describes the progress of the Trauma and Injury Intelligence Group (TIIG) Cumbria project to date; accident and emergency department (AED) data collection systems and procedures; the type of data collected and its quality; AED injury levels in

Evaluation of the Lancashire Polycarbonate Glass Pilot Project – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report provides the findings of an evaluation of the Lancashire Polycarbonate Glass Pilot Project. Led by Lancashire police, the project replaced standard glassware in licensed premises with high quality polycarbonate glassware. The evaluation assessed impacts on injury, perceptions of

Liverpool Unintentional Injury Prevention Audit – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The Liverpool Unintentional Injury Prevention Audit assesses: the availability, accessibility and quality of unintentional injury data; the types of injuries that occur and their locations; groups of people most at risk; prevention strategies currently in place across Liverpool PCT; and

Be the change: Ensuring an effective response to all in psychiatric emergency equal to medical care: Recommendations from the first international summit on urgent and emergency behavioural healthcare – NHS Clinical Commissioners

Behavioural health crisis is a global problem. Behavioural health is an inclusive term that covers the emotions, behaviours and biology relating to a person’s mental well-being, their ability to function in everyday life and their concept of self. It includes

GP Partnership Review: Interim report – Wessex LMC

The partnership model of general practice has been the foundation of the NHS for over 70 years. The evidence from around the world shows that healthcare systems that have invested in primary care have better outcomes, with greater patient satisfaction delivered at a

Unintentional and intentional injuries in Cumbria – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Provides an overview of the incidence and demography of unintentional and intentional injuries in Cumbria: identifying at risk groups and areas, and assesses avaliability, accessibility and quality of injury data sources.  

NHS Key Statistics: England, October 2018: (Briefing Paper Number 7281) – House of Commons Library

House of Commons Library summary of NHS demand, performance and capacity of services in England. It includes A&E statistics, waiting lists, ambulance data, delayed discharges, staffing levels including doctors and nurses, and more.

Enhanced Surveillance of Sexually Transmitted Infections in Cheshire and Merseyside 2008 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Report commissioned by the Cheshire and Merseyside Sexual Health Network on behalf of the area’s primary care trusts for assessing local epidemiology and to measure performance targets in order to improve monitoring, planning and interventions for sexual health promotion and

Injury attendances to Fairfield General Hospital Accident and Emergency Department: April 2008 to March 2009 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report summarises recorded injury attendances to Fairfield General Hospital Accident and Emergency Department (AED) between April 2008 and March 2009.

Alcohol-attributable hospital admissions: segmentation series report 3 – North West Public Health Observatory

This report, published by the NWPHO, is part of a series of four reports utilising segmentation tools to discuss alcohol. Togther, the reports aim to synthesise the different data sources that identify at-risk groups as well as to provide an

Operational productivity and performance in English NHS Ambulance Trusts: Unwarranted variations – NHS Improvement

Report that finds if more patients were treated at the scene by paramedics or were better assessed over the phone when dialling 999 — avoiding the need for an ambulance when it is safe to do so — the NHS could

The impact of the 2006 World Cup on Emergency Department assault attendances in Cumbria, Lancashire and Merseyside – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This briefing identifies changes in assault attendances to the 17 Emergency Departments (EDs) in Cumbria, Lancashire and Merseyside during the 2006 World Cup. Analyses found that assault attendances increased by an average of 33% on England match days. The increase in

Taking the value-based agenda forward: The five essential components of value-based approaches to health and care – NHS Confederation

This paper explores how we can spread the adoption of value-based healthcare across all parts of the system and ensure that we maximise the benefits for  those who use NHS and wider services.  It explores key characteristics which we believe can

Q: The Journey So Far Connecting improvement across the UK: insights and progress three years in – The Health Foundation

Widespread change is necessary to make the health sector fit for the future. Organisations need to be able to reduce waste and unhelpful variation, while developing new models of prevention-focused care. And it is vital that the health sector makes